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Cylinder bead

One cylinder bead of black stone.

Provenance

From Egypt, Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 675. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Nag el Hai (Qena), Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm length (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5150

Medium or Technique

stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads